Extra Curricular Activities

Programming 101

Programming 101

Learn how to code programmes. Includes games and competitions.

When: Mondays after school 3:10pm-4:10pm. Wednesdays at Lunch.
Room: 0MI1
Staff: Mr. Jenkins
Musical Theatre

Musical Theatre

Perform and practice acting and singing as a team or individually. For anyone who enjoys Performing Arts.

When: Wednesday & Friday lunch.
Room: Drama Hall
Staff: Miss Pollett
Knit & Knatter

Knit & Knatter

For Year 9 and above. Come and knit/crochet in a relaxing atmosphere, and chat to new and old friends.

When: Friday lunch time.
Room: 1MI1
Staff: Mrs. Matene
Reading Club

Reading Club

When: Mondays after school, 3:10-4pm
Room: Library
Staff: Mrs. Armstrong
Warhammer 40K Club

Warhammer 40K Club

Learn the rules, play the game and get to meet new friends. Painting, modelling on one day, wargaming on the rest.

When: Monday, Wednesday & Friday lunch times.
Room: 0MI2
Staff: Mr. Faulkner
Football

Football

Who/When: Y7 after school Monday
Staff: Mr. McVittie
Who/When: Y8 after school Tuesdays
Staff: Mr. Boak
Who/When: Y9 & 10 Boys after school Monday
Staff: Blackpool Football Club
Who/When: All Girls after school Tuesday
Staff: Blackpool Football Club
Netball

Netball

Who for: Years 7 & 8
When: After school on Mondays
Staff: Miss Davids

Who for: Y9 & 10 after school on Monday
When: After school on Mondays
Staff: Mrs Roberts
Badminton

Badminton

Who for: Year 10 OCR group
When: After school on Tuesdays
Staff: Mr. Reidy

Who for: Years 8 & 9
When: After school on Fridays
Staff: Mr. Holden
Handball

Handball

Who for: Year 11 GCSE group
When: After school on Wednesdays
Where: Sports Hall
HITT Training

HITT Training

Who for: All Girls
When: After school on Wednesdays
Staff: Female staff
Basketball

Basketball

Who for: Years 7 & 8
When: After school on Thursdays
Staff: Mr. McVittie
Trampolining

Trampolining

Who for: Year 11 GCSE group
When: After school on Fridays
STEM Club

STEM Club

Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths Club. Complete problem solving tasks, work with new materials, use CAD/CAM software, competitions and trips.

When: After school on Wednesdays
Room: 2RM
Staff: Miss Anderton
Guitar Club

Guitar Club

Beginners will learn the basics of playing and meet new people. They will get the opportunity of performing in front of their fellow learners to give them confidence and have fun.

When: After school on Tuesdays
Room: Music Room
Book Club

Book Club

An opportunity to discuss your passion for literature with others. Discuss plots, character profiles and major themes.

When: Lunch time on Mondays
Room: 1CO1
Lights Camera Action Technical Team

Lights Camera Action Technical Team

For Years 7 to 11. Learn how to use the lighting and sound equipment in the Drama Hall so you can help out in future productions and events at the academy.

When: After school on Mondays
Room: Drama Hall
Staff: Miss Lloyd
Y9 Young Enterprise

Y9 Young Enterprise

Learn how to run your own business.

When: After school on Wednesdays
Room: 1CE1
Staff: Mr. Phillips, Mr. Mitchell & Miss Machowiecka
Books For Breakfast

Books For Breakfast

Open to Pupil Premium students in Year 7. Pupils can bring a book of their choice to read and in return they will receive a free breakfast.

When: Before school on Tuesdays (8am - 8:25am)
Room: 1CO1
Staff: Miss Clayson
CAFOD Team

CAFOD Team

Students in Years 7 to 9 are welcome to learn about, fundraise for and teach others about the work of CAFOD and world poverty.

When: During morning registration on Wednesdays
Room: Upper Chapel
Staff: Miss Smith
Colour And Chat

Colour And Chat

Come and meet some new friends while getting involved in some creative colouring in the relaxed and calming atmosphere in the Chapel.

When: Lunch time on Wednesdays
Room: Chapel
Staff: Miss Smith
SVP

SVP

For years 11 to 13. A volunteering group showing that actions speak louder than words.

When: During morning registration on Fridays (week B).
Room: Upper Chapel
Staff: Mr. Gibson, Mrs. Robson & Miss Crutch
French Club

French Club

Open to Year 8 students who want to learn French with the view of taking it at GCSE.

When: After School on Thursdays.
Room: 0CO2
Staff: Mrs. Jaunatre & Mrs Jack
Art GCSE Club

Art GCSE Club

For students at GCSE to develop their Art Coursework.

When: After school on Tuesdays (week A) & Wednesdays (Week B).
Room: 3AR2
Staff: Mr. Hardy
Photography GCSE Club

Photography GCSE Club

For students at GCSE to develop their Photography Coursework.

When: After school on Tuesdays (week A) and Wednesdays (week B).
Room: 3AR1
Staff: Miss Johnson
SMCA Singers

SMCA Singers

Chaplaincy singers are invited to rehearse for upcoming events. (by invitation only - see Miss Crutch for more information.)

When: After school on Thursdays.
Room: Chapel
Staff: Miss Crutch
Sixth Form Social Group

Sixth Form Social Group

An opportunity for sixth formers to have a brew and a chat in an informal surrounding.

When: Lunch time on Tuesdays.
Room: Upper Chapel
Staff: Mrs. Robson
SMCA Band

SMCA Band

All instrumentalists are invited to attend and play exciting musical pieces in a concert band. All year groups are invited.

When: Lunch time on Mondays.
Room: Music Room
Staff: Mr. Hobbs
SMCA Choir

SMCA Choir

All vocalists are invited to sing in the choir. We will perform a variety of musical pieces with a focus on popular music. Open to all year groups.

When: Lunch time on Tuesdays.
Room: Music Room
Staff: Mr. Hobbs
Cooking Club

Cooking Club

Learn to develop your cooking skills.

When: After school on Thursdays
Room: 2FD
Staff: Link Staff